DOVECOTE 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF ATHELHAMPTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1119127

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

Statutory Address: DOVECOTE 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF ATHELHAMPTON HALL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DOVECOTE 15 METRES NORTH WEST OF ATHELHAMPTON HALL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Athelhampton

National Grid Reference: SY 77015 94289

Summary

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History

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Details

ATHELHAMPTON

SY 79 SE

9/3 Dovecote 15 metres north west of 26.1.56 Athelhampton Hall

GV II*

Free standing circular dovecote. Early C16, with roof timbers replaced C20. Roughly coursed rubble stone with occasional repairs in brick, with a coved stone eaves-cornice. Four ashlar buttresses of two stages are set symmetrically around the circumference. Clay tiled conical roof, with an octagonal cedar-wood lantern, C20 replacement. The dovecote is entered from the east through a low ashlar doorway with a chamfered four centred head. The internal wall face has under 600 pigeon-holes formerly accessible by a wooden ladder on a cantilevered frame which pivots on a central post. (RCHM Dorset III, p13(2)).

Listing NGR: SY7701594289

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 106191

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 13
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 12 Dorset,

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